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27 04, 2018

A Eltham plumber points out the signs and causes of blocked sewer pipes

2018-10-17T01:24:02+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Plumbing|

You can put up with a leaking tap. You can live with low water pressure. One plumbing problem very few people can tolerate, however, is a blocked sewer pipe. Lots of things go down your pipes into the sewer (much of it unpleasant!) When your sewer pipe is blocked, wastewater has nowhere to go… except [...]

20 04, 2018

Winter woes: a plumber in Warrandyte explains some common hot water problems

2018-10-17T01:31:32+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Plumbing|

Hot water is a godsend during the cold winter months. So much so that during winter, any problem with your hot water system is automatically elevated from a nuisance to a major emergency! Imagine relaxing in a nice, warm shower only to be interrupted by a sudden pour of scalding hot or freezing cold water! [...]

15 04, 2018

A Templestowe plumber explains what tempering valves do and why you need them

2018-10-17T01:34:55+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Plumbing|

Have you ever been in an older house and turned on the hot water tap, only to be shocked with the almost immediate scalding hot stream of water? You recoil, nursing your hands and thinking to yourself, “Why is this so much hotter than the tap at home?” If you’ve ever had this happen to [...]

10 04, 2018

A plumber in Eltham explains what flexi connectors are and what they do

2018-10-17T01:38:55+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Plumbing|

If you take a look under your sink, basin and even behind your toilet, you might notice something that many of these fixtures have in common. If you look closely enough you might notice that they all feature flexible metal or plastic hoses weaving all over the place. These are known as flexi connectors. While [...]

9 04, 2018

A plumber in Mitcham explains the role pressure limiting valves play in your home

2018-10-17T01:41:55+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Plumbing|

When most of us think of hot water problems, the water pressure being too high isn’t usually one of them. In fact, when you’re so used to complaining about low water pressure, the idea of too much pressure can kind of sound like a good thing. Make no mistake however, high water pressure is a [...]

27 03, 2018

Need a plumber? A plumber in Warrandyte explains why it pays to go local!

2018-10-17T01:44:43+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Plumbing|

If you’ve been following our adventures around Warrandyte, you might have noticed something about H2-Pro that distinguishes it from a lot of other plumbers. Namely, the fact that we focus solely on serving residents in north-east Melbourne - in particular, suburbs in Manningham, Nillumbik and Maroondah. Some might question why our plumber in Warrandyte doesn't [...]

23 03, 2018

Plumbing tips for renters from a Rosanna plumber

2018-10-17T01:47:48+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Plumbing|

If you follow the property market, you’ll probably be aware that house prices in Melbourne have been on the upwards trend for several years now. To give it some perspective, we now live in a market where an increase in the median house price of 13% is considered “soft”! So it’s hardly a surprise to [...]

22 03, 2018

Our plumber in Doncaster shares top tips for shower installation

2018-10-17T01:51:31+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Plumbing|

It’s official: Australians are some of the cleanest people on the planet.  According to the 2008 survey by Swedish firm SCA, 80% of men and 90% of women shower at least once a day. Almost 29% of Aussies report showering twice while one in 10 claim a whopping three washes a day! If you’re one of [...]

13 03, 2018

A plumber in Eltham explains PTR valves and the role they play in your home

2018-10-17T01:57:03+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Plumbing|

Talking to your plumber can be difficult. No, we’re not referring to the stereotypical image of tradies as dirty and unapproachable (which is a stereotype we’re working hard to smash!) Rather, talking to a plumber can be like speaking to someone who speaks a foreign language. Plumbers like to throw around jargon, technical terms and [...]

28 02, 2018

Is my plumber gas-qualified? Your local plumber explains gas plumbing qualifications

2018-10-17T02:01:04+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Plumbing|

Who do you call in the case of problems with your home’s gas pipes or appliances? We’re willing to bet that many of us instinctively reach for our gas suppliers first, or in the case of emergencies, triple-zero. For many, the second port of call is the local plumber. But is your local plumber really [...]

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